Thu December 26, 2013
Drug Stores Rx For Profits: Offer More Than Prescriptions
Originally published on Thu December 26, 2013 6:49 am
Earnings are skyrocketing at drug stores — Walgreens alone saw its earnings grow nearly 70 percent in the last quarter. Drug stores no longer handle just prescriptions and selected sundries. Big chains now compete with grocery stores and sandwich shops. Consumers are also shopping there for holiday gifts.